All hail the kings – Scouts headed to national tourney!

  Let’s hear it for the Scouts! The men’s team beat North Arkansas Community College 92-88 in overtime Saturday.  They’re now headed for the NJCAA National Championships in Danville, IL!   March Madness is here. Scout pride is in the air. Look for more announcements on game dates, times and live web stream info. In …

MCC-Maple Woods welcomes new Phi Theta Kappa members

A new group of students has reached their goals of being inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the honor fraternity celebrating academic achievement at two-year institutions. To be inducted, students must complete at least 12 hours of credit that can be applied to an associate’s degree while maintaining a 3.5 GPA. Congratulations to the following students: …

Five MCC instructors receive Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to five outstanding MCC faculty members who have been honored with the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. The honorees are: Lynn Canaday of MCC-Blue River Linda Bell of MCC-Penn Valley Andrea Vorwark of MCC-Maple Woods John Church of MCC-Longview Kimball Marsh of MCC-Business & Technology The award, which was presented by the Missouri Community College Association …

Seven MCC students earn statewide honor

Seven MCC students were honored by the Missouri Community College Association yesterday in Jefferson City when they were named to the All-Missouri Academic Team. The honor, which recognizes the state’s top community college students, was bestowed on the following students: Chad Blosser of MCC-Blue River Amy Holmes of MCC-Blue River Mark Buergler of MCC-Longview Britni …

Area high school students compete at 29th Annual Scholar Bowl

MCC-Maple Woods has been hosting the Scholar Bowl, an academic contest for local high school students, for nearly three decades. The competition was started by former instructors to encourage high school students to embrace challenging material. 12-14 teams from area high schools compete each year for academic supremacy, including Excelsior Springs, Fort Osage, Lawson, Liberty, …

A+ Workshop at MCC-Blue River

High school students and parents: Learn details about the Missouri A+ program at the college level. Workshop will be held at MCC-Blue River’s Education Center room 110 on Thursday, March 7,  from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Reservations are not required.

The Ladies of IT: MoWINs Program Breaks Down Barriers for Women

Of the dozens of displaced workers who applied to MCC’s healthcare IT technician certificate course in the fall, 19 were accepted. Fourteen of the 19 are women. For a career field that is notoriously devoid of women, that’s a pretty big deal. The certificate program, offered as part of the IT Career Pathway of MCC’s MoHealthWINs program, …